Translation of "dim" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (NOT CLEAR) 不清楚的 uk us /dɪm/ (dimmer, dimmest)

not giving or having much light

The lamp gave out a dim light. 那盞燈發出暗淡的光芒。
He sat in a dim corner of the waiting-room. 他坐在候車室一個昏暗的角落裡。
We could see a dim (= not easily seen) shape in the fog. 在霧中我們可以看見一個模模糊糊的影子。

literary If your eyes are dim, you cannot see very well.

a dim memory/recollection, etc.

something that you remember slightly, but not very well

I had a dim recollection of having met her before. 我隱約記得以前好像見過她。
dimly uk us /ˈdɪ adverb

The room was dimly lit. 房間裡燈光昏暗。
I dimly remembered seeing the film before. 我記得以前好像看過這部電影。
dimness uk us /ˈdɪm.nəs/ noun [ U ]

(Translation of “dim adjective (NOT CLEAR)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)